We have training opportunities that align with our three learning streams: (1) Volunteer Management, (2) Board Governance and Leadership, and (3) Organizations. Our Registration & Cancellation Policy can be found under FAQs.

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September 2017

Social Media Listening and Engagement

September 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington, 275 Eramosa Road
Guelph, ON N1H 6N3 Canada
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$45 - $59

This workshop will help you to listen effectively to digital conversations to better understand your community, your service and your brand. Obtain tools for choosing the best platform and building online engagement. Note: In order to gain the most from this training, please bring your laptop or a tablet/ipad About the Facilitator: Ted Mahy is currently Online Engagement Manager for Schlegel Villages supporting it's website and social media as well as 19 Retirement and Long Term Care Schlegel Village Communities across…

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October 2017

Championing Decent Work – for SPRING 2018?

October 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ontario Mutual Insurance Association, 350 Pinebush Road
Cambridge, ON N1T 1Z6 Canada
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$45 - $59

Due to low response at this time we have decided to wait until the New Year to encourage others to join this discussion. The decent work approach presents an opportunity for the nonprofit sector to act as a champion of working conditions and social policies that ensure supportive work environments for their organizations. With healthier, happier, and better-supported workers, organizations can better meet their mission and better deliver their programs and services. Learn more about the concept of decent work,…

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Take the Leap / Embrace Change

October 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$65 - $75

Volunteer Managers Professionals of Canada (VMPC) is excited to host this online/ in-person Take The Leap: Embrace Change conference. This event is a partnership with AL!VE (Association for Leaders in Volunteer Engagement), Better Impact and VMPC. The event features engaging speakers from the US and Canada, including Carol Dixon and Erin Spink, and will be in TED talks-meets late night talk show format. This is a perfect opportunity for volunteer centres, professional associations or organizations to attend a learning event which…

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December 2017

“Achieve Ontario” Training – Cambridge Location

December 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langs Main Centre, 1145 Concession Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4L5 Canada
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Achieve Ontario is a volunteer recognition program based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification. It allows organizations that engage volunteers to: Recognize the value of volunteer experience Assist volunteers in their job search Access volunteer position descriptions Achieve Ontario allows certified organizations to issue certificates to their volunteers. The certificate summarizes the experience, responsibilities and skills the volunteer demonstrated during their tenure. Note: In order to gain the most from this training, please bring your laptop or…

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January 2018

Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement – Guelph

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington, 275 Eramosa Road
Guelph, ON N1H 6N3 Canada
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$45 - $59

WWLA is pleased to present new training materials developed for Volunteer Canada's most recent version of the Canadian Code of Volunteer Involvement, released this October 2017.  This three hour (plus) session will provide you with a slick review of the completely revised training program around the Ten Standards of the new 2017 version of the CCVI code. This training is also available on line and there are subsidies for member organizations. Based on the complete volunteer management cycle, all workshops…

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February 2018

Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement – Cambridge

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langs Main Centre, 1145 Concession Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4L5 Canada
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$45 - $59

WWLA training using new materials developed for Volunteer Canada's most recent version of the Canadian Code of Volunteer Involvement, released this October 2017. You will receive a completely revised training of the entire code in one three hour session using the streamlined materials. Based on the complete volunteer management cycle, all workshops will provide a complete introductory series. CCVI Certificates will be issued upon completion. You are welcome to also register other staff or volunteers which may provide you with…

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“Achieve Ontario” – Guelph Location

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Guelph Community Foundation, 46 Cork Street East
Guelph, Ontario N1H 2W8 Canada
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$10

Achieve Ontario is a volunteer recognition program based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification. It allows organizations that engage volunteers to: Recognize the value of volunteer experience Assist volunteers in their job search Access volunteer position descriptions Achieve Ontario allows certified organizations to issue certificates to their volunteers. The certificate summarizes the experience, responsibilities and skills the volunteer demonstrated during their tenure. Note: In order to gain the most from this training, please bring your laptop or…

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March 2018

Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement – KW

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Support Connections, 61 Woolwich St. North
Breslau, Ontario N0B 1M0 Canada
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$45

Registration & Cancellation Policy: Fees for workshops, training opportunities, and events are due prior to or on the date of the event. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to request fees in advance. Participants who have registered for a workshop, training opportunity, or event with the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance will be invoiced for the fee associated with the event if cancellation is not made at least 3 business days prior to the date and time of the event. Cancellation fees will be waived if the participant can find and guarantee an alternate to attend. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to cancel a workshop. In the event of cancellation, full refunds will be issued to all paid registrants within one month.

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Board Basics: Board Roles and Responsibilities

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Support Connections, 61 Woolwich St. North
Breslau, Ontario N0B 1M0 Canada
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$45 - $59

This is a perfect workshop for someone new to the role of Board member or someone looking for a bit of a refresher. By the end of the session you will understand the role of the board as well as the role of each individual board member. You will also be able to identify five primary areas of Board responsibility, including planning and evaluation, human resource and financial stewardship as well as risk management and community and stakeholder relations. Lastly,…

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April 2018

Organizational Culture

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langs Main Centre, 1145 Concession Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4L5 Canada
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$45 - $59

Organizational culture is a key to organizational success........ isn't it? This workshop will examine organizational culture from a number of perspectives including: 1) how do we know what our organizational culture is?, 2) how do we establish the correct culture?, 3) how do we ensure that our culture lives through our programs, processes, and volunteers?, 4) How do we change our culture? 4) How does organizational culture interact with organizational values and strategies?. Yes, organizational culture is a key to organizational…

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